Astros Minor League Recap: June 9th, 2019
Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (38-25) lost 6-5 (BOX SCORE)
Martin made his first start since being sent back to AAA and he didn’t fare too well allowing 7 hits and 4 runs in 3 innings. The Express did get on the board first though scoring 3 runs in the first inning on a Tucker solo HR, Ferguson sac fly and Tanielu RBI single. In the third they got another run on a Jones RBI single. The Express entered the 9th down 6-4 and got a solo HR from Reed but failed to score another run and lost 6-5.
Note: Tucker has 5 HR, 10 RBI in 7 games in June.
- Alex De Goti, SS: 2-for-5
- Kyle Tucker, RF: 2-for-5, R, HR, RBI
- Joshua Rojas, LF: 1-for-3, 2 R, 3B, BB, SB
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 2-for-3, R, 2 2B, RBI, BB
- Drew Ferguson, CF: 0-for-3, RBI
- Nick Tanielu, 3B: 1-for-4, RBI
- AJ Reed, 1B: 1-for-3, R, HR, RBI, BB
- Anibal Sierra, 2B: 2-for-4
- Corbin Martin, RHP: 3.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Ronel Blanco, RHP: 2.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Ralph Garza, RHP: 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (31-31) lost 6-0 (BOX SCORE)
Rough night for the Hooks offense. They managed just five hits during the game, four singles and one double. Adcock got the start and wasn’t roughed up a bit allowing 6 runs in 4 innings. On the positive side, Paredes made his AA debut and tossed 4 perfect innings in relief with 5 strikeouts.
Note: Paredes has 64 K in 48.0 innings this season.
- Chas McCormick, LF: 1-for-2, 2B, 2 BB
- Chuckie Robinson, DH: 1-for-3
- Carlos Canelon, C: 1-for-3
- Javier Bermudez, 2B: 1-for-3
- Brett Adcock, LHP: 4.0 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Layne Henderson, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Enoli Paredes, RHP: 4.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
A+: Fayatteville Woodpeckers (26-36) lost 5-3 (BOX SCORE)
France got the start and turned in a quality outing allowing 2 runs over 6 innings. De La Cruz lead off the game with a HR, his 4th of the season. In the 4th, Costes tied the game with a solo HR. Papierski temporarily gave the Woodpeckers a lead with a solo HR in the 6th. The Woodpeckers entered the 8th up 3-2 but Rosado allowed 3 runs as the Blue Rocks came back and won 5-3.
Note: Costes is hitting .306 with 2 HR, 7 RBI for Fayateville.
- Bryan De La Cruz, CF: 1-for-5, R, HR, RBI
- Michael Papierski, DH: 2-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Marty Costes, LF: 2-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Jonathan Arauz, SS: 2-for-4
- J.P. France, RHP: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
- Cesar Rosado, RHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
- Leovanny Rodriguez, RHP: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (39-20) won 5-3 (BOX SCORE)
Bravo started for Quad Cities and after allowing 2 runs in the first, he pitched pretty well. He ended up going 6 innings allowing 3 runs, 2 earned. Nova put the River Bandits on the board in the 4th with an RBI double. The River Bandits entered the 7th down 3-1 but scored 4 runs on a Nova bases loaded HBP, and a bases clearing double from Wielansky. Gonzalez closed it out with 3 scoreless innings.
Note: Pena has a .306 BA with .833 OPS in 56 games this season.
- Ross Adolph, CF: 1-for-5, SB
- Jeremy Pena, SS: 2-for-3, R, BB
- Cesar Salazar, C: 0-for-2, R, BB
- David Hensley, DH: 2-for-4, 2 R
- Freudis Nova, 3B: 1-for-3, R, 2B, 2 RBI
- Michael Wielansky, 1B: 2-for-4, 2 2B, 3 RBI
- Jose Bravo, RHP: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 5 K
- Joey Gonzalez, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K (WIN)
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: Brandon Bielak (14.73 ERA)- 8:05 PM CT
FV: TBD – 6:00 PM CT
QC: Matt Ruppenthal (2.33 ERA) – 6:35 PM CT
**Photo Credit: Round Rock Express**